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Local government as promotor of economic and social development.

Local government as promotor of economic and social development.

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Published by International Union of Local Authorities in [The Hague] .
Written in English

  • Local government -- Congresses.,
  • Regional planning -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Papers to be used as background for discussion at the 1971 Congress of the International Union of Local Authorities.

    Series[International Union of Local Authorities. Publication], 98, International Union of Local Authorities (Series) ;, 98.
    ContributionsInternational Union of Local Authorities.
    LC ClassificationsJS42 .I638 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5222288M
    LC Control Number75161654

    Local government in South Africa is constitutionally and legislatively required to be developmental. To this effect, the objects of developmental local government are to promote social and economic development of citizens. With the current neglect of equity issues it can be said that local government planning is not entirely integrated as ought. At the end of this video, you will be able to answer this question at the local level and be able to define local economic development. My view of local economic development has been strongly influenced by what I saw happening in many countries following structure adjustment in the early s. This article is about the macro-level development of society. You may also be looking for the social emotional development theory related to the psychological development of children and youth.. Social development theory attempts to explain qualitative changes in the structure and framework of society, that help the society to better realize aims and objectives.   While the link between environmental actions and responsible economic development has generally been clear, the social component has been discussed less frequently. For local governments looking to make their communities more livable and viable now and for generations to come, active promotion of social equity is critical yet often missing from a comprehensive approach to .

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Get this from a library. Local government as promotor of economic and social development. [International Union of Local Authorities.;]. As a chief executive officer of cities on both coasts of the United States for more than two decades, Roger L.

Kemp, Ph.D., lectures and writes from experience. He is also the author of Cities and Cars (), Homeland Security for the Private Sector (), Cities and Nature (), Homeland Security Handbook for Citizens and Public Officials (), and Cities and the Arts (), among many Cited by: 2.

This book provides a comparative study of the use of partnerships and new forms of governance to achieve policy goals that promote economic and social development. In addition to a consideration of the theoretical challenges posed by these institutional developments, the book reviews recent experiences in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.

programs for promoting social and economic development, the Sandtown- Winchester Project. The objective of this research is to explore the aims, methods and results of the economic development initiative conducted by the local authority to solve the social and economic problems of one of Baltimore’s toughest by: 1.

Local Government, Local Governance and Sustainable Development Getting the Parameters Right Introduction SinceSouth Africa has experienced a steep learning curve with regard to institutional design in general, and local government in particular.

When the transition to democracy took place, South Africa inherited a dysfunctional local govern-File Size: 1MB. For a comprehensive review of the literature on local economic development policy, see Harold Wolman and David Spitzley, “Th e Politics of Local Economic Development,” Economic Development Quarterly 10 ()–50; or Laura A.

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The role of local government in socio-economic and political development of the community worldwide is faced with some obvious obstacles with regard to their management. It is for this purpose that this research is designed to investigate those problems and possibly make some suitable suggestion which will help to ameliorate : Chrisantus Oden.

In conclusion, the role of local government as promoter of political advancement, social and economics Development is of paramount important. It’s intimate connection with the local community, who must be mobilized for political participation and social and economic development activities have a lot to do with this.

term local economic development is often used in a broader sense to include land and physical development. In his book on economic development planning, Edward J.

Blakely () defines local economic development as “a process by which local government and/or com. The Role of Local Government in Local Economic Development Promotion at the District Level in Ghana A Study of the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly By Eric Oduro-Ofori A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of a Doctor rerum politicarum awarded by the Faculty of Spatial Planning, Technical University of Dortmund.

The Role of Local Government in Social, Political, and Economic Development in Nigeria, Abubakar Aliyu Department of Local Government Studies, Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, - Local government - pages. Economic and Social Development 9th International Scientific Conference Editors: Ilko Vrankic, Goran Kozina and Vladimir Kovsca Book of Proceedings Istanbul, April Varazdin Development and Entrepreneurship Agency OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN.

Development Agencies which would be local government-led or partnership led agencies, with a remit to lead and co-ordinate local economic development interventions.

It reflects an established consensus that economic development activities are unlike the other roles and responsibilities of local File Size: KB.

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The White Paper on Local Government 9 March The White Paper is dedicated to the memory of Tshepiso Mashinini (), chairperson of the White Paper Working Committee, and all the other women and men who contributed to the building of a democratic system of local government File Size: KB.

states that local government must "promote social and economic development" and it must "structure and manage its administration, and budgeting and planning processes to give priority to the basic needs of the community, and to promote the social and economic development of the community".

The Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, (ActFile Size: KB. provision of social and economic development. This study however, contends that the role of local government in the community development process stands in the triadic function of a.

As agent of mass mobilization, b As accelerating force for massive economic growth and development and; c. Agent of socio-economic Size: 66KB. This book concerns the role of the state in achieving development. In many developing countries conventional wisdom concluded that development is best achieved through a centralised development strategy.

The failure of this centralised development strategy has brought about the emergence of decentralisation to local government as one of the means to turn the tide of underdevelopment.

Local government’s economic development role: placemaking and regions part 4 It takes a region to provide the places, variety, resources and attributes to attract people.

Attraction of people is attraction of new businesses and needs to be done at a multi-county regional level. GoU Government of Uganda GSURR Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice ICT Information Communication Technology ISIC International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities JAARD Joint Annual Review of Decentralization LDO Local Development Outlook LED Local Economic Development.

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONTENT 1 INTRODUCTION 1 that involves a variety of social and economic processes. These issues will be discussed in the sections that follow.

There are many stakeholders at local level that participate in local economic development. Local government is one of the major stakeholders.

Page 4 - It is essentially a process by which local government and/ or community-based groups manage their existing resources and enter into new partnership arrangements with the private sector, or with each other, to create new jobs and stimulate economic activity in a well-defined economic zone.

The central feature in locally oriented or based economic development is in the emphasis on. Local Economic Development Progra mm es and Initiative The activities of LED th at are designed to sti mulate economic development at the local level are numerous and vary according to the t y.

various definitions of Local Economic Development exist for the purposes of this report, we will define LED as a territorial concept and approach, which is based on the principles of synergy and partnership between local stakeholders, operating within localities.

Department of Provincial and Local Government File Size: KB. Assessing local economic development and social welfare benefits in a global context Jean D Triegaardt, PhD.

Introduction This paper explores local economic development (LED) within a globalised context, the policy context of LED, and the contribution and challenges for local economic development in relation to social welfare Size: KB.

Bandow, a monthly columnist for The Freeman, is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and the author and editor of several books, including Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank, the IMF, and the Developing World. Of all the tasks assumed by government, none is more inappropriate than that of promoting economic development.

Local economies are the building blocks for national ones. An updated and expansive core text, the Second Edition of Local Economic Development: Analysis, Practices, and Globalization provides a comprehensive introduction to the economics of local economic g into cutting-edge topics such as cluster analysis, creative class orientation, competitive advantage, social capital Cited by: Rural development is concerned with the improvement and transformation of social, mental, economic, institutional and environmental conditions of the low income rural dwellers through the 3 The Role of Local Government in Rural Development Issues Jide IbietanCited by: 2.

Local Government, needs to provide the basic infrastructural services to local communities, create integrated and sustainable living areas, ensure local economic development and facilitate community empowerment and development (RSA a). An enabling developmental environment is defined by Christy et al (), as “aFile Size: KB.

• To promote social and economic development; • To promote safe and healthy environment; and • To encourage the involvement of communities and community organization in the matters of local government Section of the Constitution provides that a municipality must:   Roughly half the world's population still lives on the equivalent of about US$2 a day.

And in too many places, having a job doesn't guarantee the ability to escape from poverty. This slow and uneven progress mandates us to rethink and retool our economic and social policies aimed at halving world poverty by (the Millennium Development Goals). and $90 billion per year depending on the the local and state economic development allow for a full cost-benefit evaluation of economic and social impact, they do fill an important gap in.

Local economic development Local government can play an important role in promoting job creation and boosting the local economy. By providing good quality cost-effective services and by making the local area a pleasant place to live and work in the municipality will have made a good start to sustainable local economic development.

This series on Local Economic Development, developed by UN-HABITAT, in partnership with EcoPlan International, is built around these principles. Whilst there are many tools and best practices in the field of local economic development, mainstreaming these into the local government institutional structureand development agenda remains a key.

The report’s findings support a strong case for advocating the involvement of all tiers of government in the pursuit of local and regional economic development. “The local government sector has an important role to play in promoting economic development, but one that evades a singular model.

capacity for full participation in social costs arise from these inequities, including threats to economic development, democracy, and the social health of the nation.” 7.

knowledge, public health, medicine, social work, sociology, psychology, urban planning, community economic development, environmental sciences, and housing. Knowledge gained from local economic analysis will help communities to control growth and development in ways that benefit their social, political and economic welfare.

A sophisticated approach to planning will give more knowledgeable communities an edge in the effort to maintain an adequate standard of living and quality of life for their. The main goal of economic development is improving the economic well being of a community through efforts that entail job creation, job retention, tax base enhancements and quality of life.

As there is no single definition for economic development, there is no single strategy, policy, or program for achieving successful economic development.

set out above. Local government is also obliged to play a critical role in promoting social and economic development in line with constitutional imperatives. Thus, through the local economic development policy, municipalities have assumed a central role to contribute to job creation, eradication of poverty and boost local economies.

The Journal of Social and Economic Development is the official publication of the Institute for Social and Economic provides a forum for in-depth analysis of social, economic, political/institutional, cultural, demographic and environmental transformation taking place today in the developing countries from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Alleviating Poverty through Local Economic Development Lessons from Nusa Tenggara i Foreword To stimulate an increase in people’s incomes, synergy between government and the private sector is essential, so that implementation of programmes matches local characteristics, conditions and potentials and responds to local Size: KB.This book addresses these fundamental questions, which are at the heart of development.

Policy making and policy implementation do not occur in a vacuum. Rather, they take place in complex political and social settings, in which individuals and groups with unequal power interact within changing rules as they pursue conflicting interests.asdf Achieving Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Strengthening Development Cooperation United Nations New York, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.